UAE top in women’s empowerment
02 August, 2015
The UAE ranks number one in the Arab world in empowerment of women for the year 2014, according to the Arab Women Foundation. In its annual report for 2014 on the reality of the participation of Arab women in decision-making bodies, governments, parliaments and parliamentary elections in the Arab countries, the foundation expressed its appreciation to the UAE for pursuing polices of women empowerment. Women constitute 22 per cent of the membership of the Federal National Council, which is the highest proportion of women participation in the Arab countries for the third year in a row.